Information about Krýsuvík

 

Krysuvik is a geothermal area in the Reykjanes peninsula in Southwest Iceland, situated in the middle of the fissure zone on the Mid-Atlantic Ridge.

At Krysuvik you may see all kinds of solfataras, fumaroles, hot springs and mud pots. The soil is colourful, giving of hues of green, red and bright yellow. We also recommend the crater lake Graenavatn, with its luminous green colour, Kleifarvatn, Reykjanes's largest lake and the birdcliff Krysuvikurberg, nesting place of around 77 thousand sea birds, including kittiwake, auk, fulmar and gull.

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Attractions nearby Krýsuvík

Kleifarvatn

  Kleifarvatn is the largest lake on the Reykjanes peninsula in Southwest Iceland,  9,1 km², as well as one of Iceland's deepest l...

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Keilir

Mt. Keilir is a volcanic mountain, southwest of Hafnarfjörður, and is the most recognisable landmark on the Reykjanes Peninsula. For vis...

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Helgafell

  Helgafell is a farm and church site, by a 73 m hill of the same name, and located on Thorsnes, south of Stykkisholmur on Snaefellsnes peninsul...

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Svartsengi

  The Svartsengi Power Station is a geothermal powerstation on the Reykjanes peninsula. Its energy, as of 2007, measures at 76.5 MW, with abou...

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Leiðarendi Cave

Leidarendi is a lava tube located in the Tvibollahraun lava field, close to the Blue Mountains in Southwest Iceland, about a 25 minutes drive from Rey...

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Blue Lagoon

The Blue Lagoon is a geothermal spa and is the single most popular attraction in Iceland. The water is rich in silica and sulphur that helps mak...

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Grindavík

Grindavík is a fishing town on the south side of the Reykjanes peninsula.   The town has one of the most active fishing industries in the...

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Hópsnes

Hopsnes (a.k.a. Thorkotlustadanes) is a small peninsula in Grindavik in Southwest Iceland. Many ships have stranded at Hopsnes and can be seen from t...

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Stóri-Bolli

Stori-Bolli is a crater south-east of Hafnarfjordur town about half an hour drive from Reykjavik. From this crater flowed the lava field Storabollahra...

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Strandakirkja

  Ca. 15 minutes drive eastwards from Krysuvik, by the sea is the old church Strandakirkja in Selvogur. The sea waves there are breathtakin...

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Hafnarfjörður

  Hafnarfjordur is a port town of around 26.100 people around 10 km from Reykjavik, and is Iceland's third largest town.  Nature &...

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Þríhnúkagígur

The crater Thrihnukagigur, east of the Blue Mountains in Southwest Iceland offers the unique experience of exploring the inside of a volcano. Through...

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Garðabær

Garðabær is a municipality in the Capital Region of Iceland, located between the districts of Kópavogur and Hafnarfjörður.&n...

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Bessastaðir

  Bessastadir is the official residence of the president of Iceland and is situated in Alftanes, near Reykjavik. In the 19th century Iceland&#...

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Heiðmörk

Heidmork is conservation area of over 300 hectars of land and a favorite pastime location, situated on the outskirts of Reykjavik. Heidmork is ...

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Nauthólsvík

  Nautholsvik beach is a highly popular resort, located southwest of Oskjuhlid in Reykjavik. Nautholsvik offers great opportunites for for...

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Miðnesheiði

Miðnesheiði is a heath on the Reykjanes peninsula. Keflavik airport is located on this heath, as well as the abandoned American military base....

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Eldey

Eldey is a small island southwest of the tip of Reykjanes, and situated on the Mid-Atlantic Ridge (see continental drift). Another island was formed f...

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Eldvörp

  Eldvorp is a crater row of scoria and spatter cones located northwest of Grindavik on the Reykjanes peninsula in Southwest Iceland. The area...

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Reykjanes

  The Reykjanes peninsula in Southwest Iceland is an area of much lava, volcanoes and strong geothermal activity. This is were the continents me...

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Tours near Krýsuvík

Reykjanes Peninsula | Blue Lagoon Tour with Lava Landscapes

Join this tour of the scenic Reykjanes peninsula surrounding Reykjavik, including geothermal hot......

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1 Full Day Buggy Adventure Tour from Reykjavík

ONE FULL DAY BUGGY ADVENTURE TOUR LEAVE REYKJAVÍK IN YOUR REAR VIEW MIRRORS AND DIVE DEEPER......

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Reykjanes Peninsula Super Jeep Tour | Lakes, Craters and Lava Fields

Jump aboard this Super Jeep adventure to explore the incredible geological wonders and......

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1 Full Day ATV Adventure from Reykjavík

1 FULL DAY ATV ADVENTURE HOW MUCH CAN YOU REALLY SEE IN A DAY? TRUST US, IT'S A LOT! LEAVE......

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冰岛旅拍婚纱照写真 |雷克雅未克出发|一日跟拍

在冰岛旅游期间,拍一组梦幻纯美的婚纱照,私奔到世界尽头。冰岛本地摄影师跟拍,打造您的境外蜜月旅拍,极具个性化,文艺清新,与具备艺术感的冰岛大自然融为一体。极致的冰岛风景前,拥吻最爱的人。无论您是......

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Lava Caves Exploration and Super Jeep Tour | Reykjanes Peninsula

Jump aboard this Super Jeep tour to explore the geological wonders of the Reykjanes Peninsula,......

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All Day South Coast Tour with Northern Lights Hunt

Hop on a specially modified 4x4 SUV with Dagur Jonsson your local guide for this day tour of the......

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Reykjanes Peninsula Superjeep Adventure with the Blue Lagoon

Join this tour to explore the Reykjanes peninsula, including the famous Blue Lagoon. This tour......

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Reykjanes Peninsula with the Blue Lagoon Minibus max.6 persons

Join this tour to explore the Reykjanes peninsula, including the famous Blue Lagoon. This tour......

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'The Hour of Power' Helicopter Tour

Harness the power of flight with this comprehensive helicopter tour across the stunning and......

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'The Hour of Power' Private Helicopter Tour

Take a power trip with this spectacular helicopter tour exploring some of west Iceland's most......

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Reykjanes Tour in Small Group | Optional drop off at the Blue Lagoon or Keflavik airport

Reykjanes is Iceland's shiny gem also included in UNESCO Global Geopark. If you are looking for......

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The miracle of Reykjanes

Get a little bit of pure Icelandic nature on this tour which includes cosy towns, two geothermal......

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Black Beach Bird-Watching Tour

Embark on a bird-watching adventure out on the open waters, on this two hour RIB boat tour of......

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